Sr Production Engineer - Advanced Analytics and Emerging Technologies in The Woodlands, United States

at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Location The Woodlands, United States
Date Posted May 20, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary

Anadarko is searching for a Production Engineer specializing in application of advanced digital technologies for field development, reservoir management and production optimization, to be a part of Anadarko’s centralized Advanced Analytics & Emerging Technology (AAET) organization located in The Woodlands, TX.


Minimum of 8 years experience in production optimization and integrated production modeling required
Demonstrated ability to carry out research and development of digital oilfield practices and technologies for field development planning, reservoir management and production optimization.
Demonstrated past experience with building and deploying production digital operations solutions for producing assets (onshore and offshore).
Proficiency with artificial lift methods and life cycle strategies, failure analysis, flow assurance and chemical programs.
Knowledge of process design, control and automation systems.
Experience in machine learning, data analytics, deep learning and system modeling are beneficial.
Working knowledge of commercial reservoir simulation, well testing and nodal analysis software packages.
Familiarity with design and execution of data acquisition programs (PVT, SCAL etc.).
Proficiency in programming languages (C++, C#, Python, Java etc.) and mathematical packages (R, Matlab, etc.).
Strong analytical skills and sound business awareness.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work in highly charged, fast-paced work environment and be able to handle multiple projects.


Develop advanced digital technologies for field development, and production surveillance for unconventional and conventional reservoirs.
Support implementation and deployment of new solutions in software platforms for business users.
Perform end-to-end modeling, uncertainty analysis and optimization workflows for integrated asset management.
Execution of a wide range of projects across core focus areas of AAET.
Execution and support of pilot programs with business units.
Seek opportunities to network internally and externally to build relationships that foster technology transfer and collaboration.
Work with external technology organizations including joint industry projects and consortia.


Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters or PhD Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or any other related discipline strongly preferred


This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role

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